02. Arraigo // OLD VINES // CABERNET FRANC
Varietal Composition: Cabernet Franc
Grape Origin: Finca Libertad, Mendoza Upper River Bank, Cruz de Piedra, Maipú (850 meters
above sea level; 2800 ft), Old Cabernet Franc planted in 1899 by Tiburcio Benegas.
Winemarking process: Cold maceration. Fermentation at 25°C (77°F) with native yeast. Fermentative maceration
for 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels of litters.
Ageing: 18 months in new French oak barrels and another 12 month reposing in bottle.
-Colour: Profound vermillion red colour with ruby hues.
-Nose: Aromas of black ripe fruit and roasted pepper with the typical freshness of the variety mingle softly
with the fermentation notes rendering elegance and hints of cocoa and vanilla.
-Mouth: Poweful wine with juicy and ripe tannins. In the mid palate it exhibits a set of layers where the aromas
appear and complement the wine, giving it an elegant and very expressive long finish.
Ageing capacity: 15-20 years
Drinking temperature: 17°/18° C We suggest using decanter